Flushing Away Fines

Flushing Away Fines

A new city policy may soon offer both small business owners—and pedestrians— some relief. If the Mayor’s Office of Operation and city Law Department approves the proposal, the policy would give business owners the chance to have certain fees waived if their business opens its bathroom up to the public. The program is awaiting the […]

When It Rains on the Parade

When It Rains on the Parade

The Lunar New Year Parade in Flushing, Queens kicked off the Year of the Rat with firecrackers, floats, flags, and rain. Lots of it. The damp, cold weather, however, pushed many attendees into local establishments along the parade route.  Many even sought refuge at the Queens Public Library, one of the largest public libraries in […]